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Howtosmile.org list challange


Created by varnold, last updated 2015-11-13


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Scenario 1. You work in a museum in a medium-sized city and you have just learned that you have three classes of 8th grade students coming later this week to visit your planetarium. You want to provide the teacher with some astronomy-themed activities that can be done with the class as a post-visit follow-up. Earth and planetary sciences are covered in the science standards for this grade in your state, and the teacher has called you up already to ask for some help. You want to find some activities that can be done in a 40-minute class period, for three classes of 30-35 students. You have no idea if the teacher even has a budget for this, so you want to provide activities that can be done with easily acquired materials from suburban-type stores like Michaels, Home Depot or Dollar City – no time for Oriental Trading or Steve Spangler! What can you come up with

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